946: The Amazing Story Of Adolphus Tips
Artistic director Emma Rice and Michael Morpurgo have adapted Morpurgo’s The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, about a botched rehearsal for the D-day landings that ended in a catastrophe, concealed for years. This family show mixes carnival and tragedy in a series of mash-ups, both merry and sad.
Feb. 9–Match 5, 2017 at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Info: TheWallis.org/946
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10
A GENTLE REMINDER: MISS COCO PERU’S GUIDE TO A SOMEWHAT HAPPY LIFE
Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Renberg Theatre, 1125 N McCadden Place, Los Angeles, CA 90038. 8pm. Through hilarious and moving story and song, the great Miss Peru shares a step-by-step guide to creating your very own “somewhat” happy life.
CONNIE & JUICE’S “HOUSE OF LOVE”
The Cavern Club Celebrity Theater, 1920 Hyperion Ave (Under Casita Del Campo), Los Angeles, CA. 8pm. It’s an all-dance, fun-loving nostalgia trip with Love Connie (John Cantwell), her motor-cycle riding hubby, Juice (Mario Diaz), and their beloved cat, Vickie (Jennifer Dohn), in their new TV variety show.
Charles Busch: The Lady At The Mic
Charles Busch enchants audiences in this intimate evening of songs and stories. A two-time MAC Award winner, Tony Award® nominee and recipient of a Drama Desk Lifetime Achievement Award, the actor, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, director and drag legend pays tribute through song and personal reminiscence to five extraordinary and much-missed women: Elaine Stritch, Polly Bergen, Mary Cleere Haran, Julie Wilson and Joan Rivers.
March 9–11, 2017. Segerstrom Center’s Cabaret Series in Samueli Theater. Info: SCFTA.org.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11
KISS & TELL LIVE | LOS ANGELES
The Downtown Independent, 251 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA. 2pm-5pm. Nationally recognized LGBTQ panel discussion event. Enjoy a live episode of the hit iTunes podcast “Kiss & Tell Radio” followed by a diverse panel of LGBTQ movers and shakers for a conversation on topics ranging from dating and pop culture to politics.
SIPS AND GIGGLES
The Frida Cinema, 305 E 4th St, Santa Ana, CA 92701. 6pm-10pm. Comedy show featuring comedian Fortune Feimster.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12
LIGHTS DOWN LOW LA VS BEARS IN SPACE
Akbar, 4356 W Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, 4pm. With one of Glasgow’s most revered havens for eclectic late night debauchery: Optimo (Espacio). Enjoy Bears in Space DJs, Chris Bowen and Victor Rodriguez and Lights Down Low DJs Corey Sizemore and Richie Panic.
SOCAL: AIDS/LIFECYCLE EXPO
Los Angeles LGBT Center—Highland Annex, 1220 N. Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA. 11am-3pm. Info: lalgbtcenter.org. Workshops about fundraising, training, nutrition, camp life, and even what to pack.
TIES THAT BOND
Eagle LA, 4219 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90029. 4pm-8pm. Info: www.EagleLA.com. Join the Men of ONYX Southwest and observe or take part. All you need to do is have an open mind and allow your inner kink to come out.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17
VALENTINES FETISH BALL 2017
Globe Theatre, 740 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA. 10pm-3am. Tickets & Info: www.kinkyvalentines.com. 8th annual costume dance event , kinky alternative to a box of chocolates.
Eagle LA, 4219 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90029. 9pm-2am. Info: www.EagleLA.com. Beats by Josh Peace & Mateo Segade. GoGo Guys, Late Night Delights.
HOUSE, DISCO’S REVENGE!
Akbar, 4356 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90029. 8pm-2am. Info: www.akbarsilverlake.com. Come dance your heart or broken heart out. Live set by Marvina 7 and live visuals by Mike Habs.
Based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir, Fun Home explores Bechdel’s discovery of her own sexuality, her relationship with her gay father, and her attempts to unlock the mysteries surrounding his life. It is the first Broadway musical with a lesbian protagonist. A refreshingly honest musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes.
Feb. 21 – Apr. 1, 2017. Center Theatre Group.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18
OFF THE HOOK
Globe Theatre, 740 S Broadway, Los Angeles, California 90014. 9pm-4am. Meat Rack—one of LA’s favorite and most established men of muscle parties along with MegaWoof America.
The Bullet Bar, 10522 Burbank Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601. 9pm-2am. Info: www.bulletbarla.com. An ONYX SoCal-Southwest and Bullet Bar presentation. Experience the Men of ONYX SW in a way you’ve never experienced them before.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20
RUTHLESS PEOPLE COMEDY SHOW
Micky’s West Hollywood, 8857 Santa Monica Blvd., 90069. 7pm. Info: www.mickys.com. Comedy, hosted by Samantha Hale.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23
EXPERIENCE, STRENGTH AND HOPE AWARDS
Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 North Sepulveda Blvd, Angeles, CA 90049. 5:30pm. Tickets & Info Call: 818-762-0461. Broadcast giant and recovery advocate Pat O’Brien is set to receive the 8th Annual Experience, Strength and Hope Award presented by The Eagles’ Joe Walsh. With guest host, Ed Begley Jr., guest singer Sherri Lewis.
SUNDAY FEBRUARY 26
MARI’S LEATHER GARDEN PARTY
MCC in the Valley, 5730 Cahuenga Blvd. North Hollywood, CA, 4pm-9pm. Tickets & Info: losangelesleatherpride.com. Mixer, hosted by Sister Mariposa Patriota of the LA Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, where the public can interact with the contestants, judges, producers, sponsors and the VIPs in the calm and serene garden patio.
FRIDAY, MARCH 10
BEARRACUDA LONG BEACH UPGRADED W/GROWLr!
Executive Suite Nightclub, 3428 E Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90804. Info: www.Bearracuda.com. Chunky visuals, giveaways, tasty snacks, go-go bears and friendly guys.